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Taxon: Sesbania punicea (Cav.) Benth.

Genus: Sesbania
Family: Fabaceae (alt. Leguminosae) subfamily: Faboideae tribe: Sesbanieae. Also placed in: Papilionaceae
Nomen number: 33776
Place of publication: C. F. P. von Martius, Fl. bras. 15(1):43. 1859
Name verified on: 19-Feb-1987 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 09-May-2011
Species priority site is: Plant Genetic Resources Conservation Unit, Griffin, GA (S9).
Accessions: 8 in National Plant Germplasm System.
  • all available ) NPGS accessions. or .
  • all available ) NPGS accessions by country.
  • Check PlantSearch database of Botanic Gardens Conservation International for possible non-NPGS germplasm.


SPECIES RESTRICTED AS A STATE NOXIOUS WEED
A declared aquatic or terrestrial noxious weed and/or noxious-weed seed in these U.S. states (see state noxious weed lists), with links to state information or web documents:
CA*.
ªAquatic. *Terrestrial. °In seed.
noxious weed information from Invaders Database System for northwestern U.S.

Common names:

  • Brazilian glory-pea   (Source: Kellerman et al.1988) – English
  • coffeeweed   (Source: Weeds SAfr ) – English
  • rattlebox   (Source: Kellerman et al.1988) – English
  • rattlepod   (Source: Weeds SAfr ) – English
  • red sesbania   (Source: Kellerman et al.1988) – English
  • rooi sesbania   (Source: Weeds SAfr 2001 ) – Afrikaans
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Economic importance:

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Distributional range:

      Native:
  • SOUTHERN AMERICA
    Brazil: Brazil [s.]
    Southern South America: Argentina [n.e.]; Paraguay [s.e.]; Uruguay

      Naturalized:
  • AFRICA
    Southern Africa: Lesotho; South Africa; Swaziland
  • NORTHERN AMERICA
    United States [s.]
  • SOUTHERN AMERICA
    South America [s.]

      Cultivated:
  • also cultivated

References:

  • Bernardi, L. 1984. Contribución a la dendrología paraguaya. I. Boissiera 35:331.
  • Burkart, A. E., ed. 1969–. Flora ilustrada de Entre Rios.
  • Cabrera, A. L., ed. 1965–1970. Flora de la provincia de Buenos Aires.
  • Germishuizen, G. & N. L. Meyer, eds. 2003. Plants of southern Africa: an annotated checklist. Strelitzia 14.
  • Gillett, J. B. 1963. Sesbania in Africa (excluding Madagascar) and southern Arabia. Kew Bull. 17:149. [mentions].
  • Henderson, L. 2001. Alien weeds and invasive plants: a complete guide to declared weeds and invaders in South Africa. Plant Protection Research Institute, Handbook 12.
  • Henderson, M. et al. 1987. Declared weeds and alien invader plants in South Africa. Botanical Research Institute, bulletin 413.
  • Holm, L. et al. 1979. A geographical atlas of world weeds.
  • Kellerman, T. S. et al. 1988. Plant poisonings and mycotoxicoses of livestock in Southern Africa.
  • Kingsbury, J. M. 1964. Poisonous plants of the United States and Canada. [poisonous].
  • Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
  • Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource).
  • Turner, B. L. 1959. The legumes of Texas.
  • Weber, E. 2003. Invasive plant species of the world: a reference guide to environmental weeds.
  • Wilbur, R. L. 1963. Leguminous plants of North Carolina. [= Daubentonia punicea (Cav.) DC.].
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Synonyms:


Check other web resources for Sesbania punicea (Cav.) Benth.:

  • PLANTS: USDA-NRCS Database of Plants of the United States and its Territories
  • BONAP: North American Plant Atlas of the Biota of North America Program
  • Flora del Conosur: Catálogo de las Plantas Vasculares del Conosur
  • SIBIS: South African National Biodiversity Institute's (SANBI) Integrated Biodiversity System
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • ILDIS: International Legume Database and Information Service
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.

Images or nodulation data:

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  • Check PlantSystematics.org for additional images
  • Google Images Images Note: Be advised that their identity may be inaccurate. Proper identification of a plant may require specialized taxonomic knowledge or comparison with properly documented herbarium material.

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USDA, ARS, National Genetic Resources Program.
Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database].
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland.
URL: http://www.ars-grin.gov/cgi-bin/npgs/html/taxon.pl?33776 (22 October 2014)

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